Chicago has lowered the requirements for kids to pass standardized tests. Credit: Getty ImagesIn fourteen hundred and ninety-two, Columbus ... Anyone? Anyone? Invented bubble gum, you say? Oh, what the heck. Close enough for public...Are Chicago schools giving up on kids by making tests easier to pass?
A lot of people -- mostly politicians, it seems -- have praised the No Child Left Behind initiative to no end. Best thing since sliced bread, it seems. But a lot of people -- especially teachers -- have voiced plenty of criticism, If you're not quite...